News: Obituary

  1. Ben Fernandes RIP

    It is with great sadness that HALI has learned that the Far East’s most important and enthusiastic collector of antique tribal and village rugs, Ben Fernandes, died in Singapore on 25 January 2016 at the age of 82, following a long illness. Ben’s Mountain Looms private exhibition gallery became a must-visit location for rug-aware visitors… Read more »

  2. Michael Craycraft R.I.P.

    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of the well-known tribal rug dealer Michael Craycraft, a genuine, if often highly opinionated and intuitive, expert on and connoisseur of Baluch and Turkmen weaving in particular.


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